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State of Washington Classified Job Specification


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Class Code: 205P
Category: Information Services


Supervise Offset Printer Operators and other assigned personnel in printing, standard register multiple color work, collating, cutting and binding activities.

Typical Work

With delegated authority, interview and recommend selection of applicants, train new employees, assign and schedule work, act upon leave requests, conduct annual performance evaluations, and recommend disciplinary action; 

Oversee and perform repairs and adjustments on machines used for printing, collating, cutting, punching, binding and wrapping; 

Evaluate equipment specifications and recommend purchases; maintain stock of spare parts and supplies; 

Maintain and cut paper stock of various sizes; 

Establish job schedules and make final production decisions; ensure quality control; resolve job related problems with customers; 

Develop operating policies and procedures; maintain production records; 

May oversee and perform adjustments and minor repairs on cameras; 

May operate offset production equipment; 

Perform related duties as required.

Legal Requirement(s)

There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification.  It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.

Persons legally authorized to work in the U.S. under federal law, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients, are eligible for employment unless prohibited by other state or federal law.

Desirable Qualifications

High school graduation or GED certificate


four years' full-time experience in operating offset printing equipment with at least 11 X 18 inch plates.  Completion of an offset reprographics/printer course may be substituted, year-for-year, for up to one year of the work experience. 

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Class Specification History

New class adopted January 23, 1984.
Revise class. Revises minimum qualifications; adopted July 2, 1990.
Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 3679), general revision, revises definition, deletes desirable qualifications; adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.

Revised Legal Requirements; effective June 6, 2024, due to adopted legislative action.